Instant Pot Chicken Tikka Masala

This mouthwatering special traditional Indian dish is filled with exotic aroma and is delightful in taste.

5 from 2 votes

Instant Pot Chicken Tikka Masala

Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Keyword chicken breast, Chicken Tikka Masala, coconut milk
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 16 minutes
Total Time 36 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 366 kcal


  • 2 lb chicken breast
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 garlic cloves minced
  • 3 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 cup tomatoes
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 small onions chopped
  • 2 tbsp ginger minced
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 3 tsp paprika
  • 2 tsp ground turmeric
  • 2 tsp ground coriander
  • 2 tsp garam masala


  1. Turn on the instant pot and select sauté.

  2. Add garlic, ginger, oil, cumin seeds and sauté for 30 seconds.

  3. Add spices and onions and sauté for 3 minutes.

  4. Add chicken broth, chicken breasts and tomatoes in the instant pot.

  5. Press Cancel and close the lid.

  6. Set instant pot to Manual at high pressure and cook for 7 minutes. Release the pressure quickly through steam vent.

  7. Open the lid of the instant pot.

  8. Add coconut milk and select sauté.

  9. Stir in lemon juice and let it simmer for 5 minutes.

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